Graduate Student to Speak at Cognitive Science Event

From noon to 1:30 PM on Wednesday, March 29 in Sage 4101, Rensselaer graduate student Nathan Powell will present "Choosing actions that maintain energy level during repeated target interception tasks."

Art_X Interdisciplinary Seminar Series Continues with "Visualization and Cognition"

As part of the Art_X Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Eric Ameres of EMPAC/CogSci and Arts' Shawn Lawson will present "AXIS: Visualization and Cognition" from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Tuesday, March 28 in EMPAC's Studio Beta. A joint effort between various campus departments, Centers, and the Art_X Steering Committee, the Art_X Interdisciplinary Seminar Series presents lectures and discussions examining the intersections of art, science and engineering, as well as projects and initiatives of Art_X at Rensselaer.

Douglas Mercer '77 ECSE Lecture Series Continues March 29

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: DCC 318
Description: Professor R. Srikant, of the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will present "Machine Learning and Wireless Networks." Refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM.
Contact: Yannick LeCoz 518-276-2937


Sheldon Weinbaum '59 Distinguished Lecture in Biomedical Engineering Scheduled for April 13

Thursday, April 13, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Biotech Auditorium
Description: Mina Bissell, Ph.D., of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, will present "Why Don't We Get More Cancer?"
Contact: _none 518-276-6000


Biological Sciences Seminar Series Continues April 17

Monday, April 17, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: CBIS Bruggeman Room
Description: This seminar will feature a presentation by guest speaker Kristen Mills, Assistant Professor in Rensselaer's department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Nuclear Engineering. Refreshments will be served at 11:45 AM.
Contact: Sarah Sivertson 518-276-2853


Terra Cafe, FIJI Co-Hosting Burger Bar Lunch March 29

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where: EMPAC Evelyn's Cafe
Description: This Wednesday, Terra Cafe is co-hosting with FIJI -- the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity -- to offer a build-your-own-burger bar, with vegetarian and gluten-free options available. The $8 meal, which is payable by Flex, RAD or cash, comes with a burger entree, dessert and a beverage. Not sure if you can stick around for lunch? To-go meals are also an option!
Contact: Terra Café tcpresident@union.rpi.edu


LRC Recruiting Participants for Two Paid Studies, "Effects of Light on Cognitive Performance"

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) will be conducting two paid studies on light and cognitive performance, with one study to be held during the day and the other at night. Both studies will be conducted across four weeks in April and May 2017.

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Rensselaer's Graduate Engineering Programs Ranked 39th in the Nation

Rensselaer's graduate programs in engineering are once again considered among the best in the United States, according to the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings released last week. For the third year in a row, Rensselaer's graduate engineering programs have been ranked 39th in the nation. This recognition mirrors that of the Institute as a whole; in September, U.S. News ranked Rensselaer 39th among national universities, and the Institute's graduate engineering programs have ranked in the top 50 for the past 17 years.

W2SZ Amateur Radio Exams to be Held April 15

Saturday, April 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: CII 3045
Cost: $15.00
Description: The Albany Troy Volunteer Examiner Team, or ATVET, will again be holding their amateur radio exam sessions on the RPI campus. Examination room doors will open 40 minutes prior to the exam time, with exams starting at the times indicated.
Contact: Rensselaer Union 518-276-6505